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  • Obama plan to review deportation cases stokes heated debate

     
    The Obama administration's plan to review the cases of 300,000 illegal immigrants currently in deportation proceedings to identify "low-priority" offenders has sparked a debate in Washington and beyond. Officials said that by launching the case-by-case...
  • California's Dream Act passes key test

     
    Lawmakers in Sacramento have until next month to approve a measure known as the California Dream Act. AB 131, as the bill is known, would allow undocumented immigrant students to apply for some $38 million in state grants and other......
  • Are they illegal immigrants or undocumented students? Both

     
    Immigration is such a hot-button issue that even the words used to write about the topic get debated. "Illegal" and "undocumented" are two of the terms that are often questioned. Reader R.J. Johnson of North Hollywood found them both in......
  • It's time for Obama to redefine his presidency [Most commented]

     
    President Obama's jobs speech Thursday evening will give him the opportunity to "draw bright lines" so that Americans know what he stands for -- other than compromise. In a column about Obama’s new tone, Doyle McManus points out that Obama......
  • California Dream Act, part two: Rewarding illegal actions? [Most commented]

     
    The editorial board recently wrote encouraging Gov. Jerry Brown to sign AB 131, the second part of the California Dream Act. Here's what the law would permit: The measure would allow illegal immigrants who graduate from a state high school......
  • Guest-worker legislation: Alternative solutions [Most commented]

     
    The guest-worker issue is back on the table. Reps. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Dan Lungren (R-Gold River) have proposed replacing the H-2A visa program with one relaxing labor protections for U.S. and foreign workers. Smith's bill would let a maximum......
  • Immigrant rights groups want radio hosts John and Ken off the air

     
    Immigrant rights groups call for removal of KFI-AM radio hosts John and Ken, and threaten to boycott their show's sponsors. They are upset that the duo read the cell phone and office numbers on air of a group spokesman, who was barraged with hate-filled...
  • Reaction to Alabama's new immigration law [Most commented]

     
    Tensions ran high in response to the editorial board’s opinion on the Alabama immigration law. U.S. District Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn decided portions of Alabama’s law do not conflict with the federal government’s authority in...
  • KFI's John and Ken: The Dream Act and The Times [Blowback]

     
    The Times accepted uncritically all the charges against us and our show made by a number of community activists, and as a result, its story is extremely misleading....
  • Immigration: Brown signs Dream Act

     
    This blog has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. It seems Assemblyman Gill Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) has finally succeeded in getting at least half of the California Dream Act passed. On Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed......
  • The fate of California's illegal immigrant students [Most commented]

     
    The California Dream Act, which would allow undocumented immigrant students to receive private scholarships from universities, has passed both houses of the Legislature and awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature. Assemblyman Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles),...